Industry Intersection: CARI to co-host events with ARAAC-ARC meeting in Halifax, N.S.

Halifax, Nova Scotia – The Automotive Recyclers Association of Atlantic Canada (ARAAC) and Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) board are partnering with the Canadian Association of Recycling Industries (CARI) to co-host events in Halifax, N.S. from June 8 to 10. This was described as “the first time the dismantling and scrap industries have met,” according […]


Steve Fletcher’s update on ARC electric research efforts By Allison Rogers For those that missed the party, the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) hosted a four-and-a-half-hour live webinar session last November, where five different speakers shared their perspectives on vehicle electrification in Canada and how automotive recyclers will fit into the mix. Featuring speakers Joanna […]

Canadian auto recyclers make magic in Orlando

By Steve Fletcher Orlando, Florida — November 7, 2018 — The 75th Automotive Recyclers Association annual convention & trade show saw an invasion of Canadian auto recyclers helping to advance the global auto recycling industry. From suppliers like Cliff Hope from PMR Catalyst, Philippe Clermont from Power-DB and Henk Huijgen from ELV Select/SEDA, to Board Members […]

Tundra Take-Back launches fourth year of vehicle recycling in Canada’s north

The community of Kuujjuarapik in Nunavik, one of two communities to host Tundra Take-Back projects in 2017. Paul Bell of Poehl's Auto Recyclers will be on site in the town from August 17 to September 2.

By CAR Staff Nunavik, Quebec and Baffin Island, Nunavut — August 16, 2017 — Canada’s automotive recyclers are once again stepping up to bring their expertise to a new frontier. Tundra Take-Back has been running for the last several years. In brief, the project seeks to bring automotive recycling to communities in Canada’s far north. […]

World coming to Canada for International Roundtable

The 2017 International Roundtable on Auto Recycling will land in Niagara Falls, ontario in just a few short weeks. The event is expected to draw key stakeholders from around the world.

By CAR Staff Niagara Falls, Canada — August 16, 2017 — It’s less than a month until the next International Roundtable on Auto Recycling (IRT) takes place in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The IRT brings together the leading international automotive recycler associations, industry officials, guest speakers and local auto recyclers to discuss the global auto recycling […]

Auto recyclers across Canada celebrate Wally Dingman’s 50th birthday

A few views of Wally Dingman, Chairman of the ARC and OARA recycling associations. Dingman's hard work and dedication to his industry has served as an inspiration to others.

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario — May 12, 2016 — Greetings and good wishes are pouring in to celebrate the 50th birthday of Wally Dingman, Chairman of the Ontario Automotive Recyclers Association (OARA) and the Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC). A rock solid mainstay of the auto recycling association world in Canada, Dingman has been the Chairman of […]

Grants in Gear returns for 2016

Grants in Gear logo

London, Ontario — April 6, 2016 — Eight organizations across Canada have benefitted from the Grants in Gear program so far, and the next year will bring these benefits to even more organizations. The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) has partnered with Scout Environmental to offer Grants in Gear for a third year. program will […]

Threads of Life joins Car Heaven charities

Threads of Life joins Car Heaven charities

Toronto, Ontario — June 30, 2015 A new charity has joined the Car Heaven roster: Threads of Life, an organization that helps families of workplace tragedy along their journey of healing by providing support programs and services. Threads of Life offers numerous supports to families coping with a workplace injury or fatality. The organization provides […]

Grants in Gear winners announced

Grants in Gear winners announced

Toronto, Ontario — May 14, 2015 The Automotive Recyclers of Canada (ARC) and Summerhill Impact have announced the four winners of the Grants in Gear funding program. Each submission was evaluated by a five-member jury, looking for an applicant’s potential to achieve their stated environmental results and deliver against their proposed work plan and budget. […]